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Athletic Training

James Madison University

24 months
1184 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
466 USD/credit 13980 USD/year
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This Athletic Training major at James Madison University prepares students to sit for the national certification examination through the Board of Certification, Inc.


About this Degree

Areas of study include injury prevention, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute care of injuries and illnesses, therapeutic interventions, psychosocial strategies and referrals, health promotion, healthcare administration, evidence-based practice, and professional development and responsibility. This Athletic Training program at James Madison University is comprised of both academic and clinical requirements.


The undergraduate Athletic Training Program at James Madison University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is currently applying to the CAATE for a change in level of degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundation of Athletic Training
  • Lower Extremity Orthopedic Examination
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Emergency Management of Injuries & Illnesses
  • Upper Extremity Orthopedic Examination 
  • Clinical I: Concepts and Cultural Sensitivity
  • Clinical Applications of Human Gross Anatomy 
  • General Medicine for the Athletic Trainer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities where you have earned or will be earning a degree or completed pre-requisite requirements
  • Cover letter and resume
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional references. (At least one recommendation must be from a certified/licensed athletic trainer with whom the student was supervised by during their observation hours.)
  • Writing sample
  • JMU technical standards verification
  • All non-native English speakers are required to submit official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 570 (paper-based) or 88 (internet-based).
  • GREs are NOT required for application to the MSAT degree program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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